Board News

August 30, 2016

At its September meeting, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa will discuss its FY 2018 appropriations request. In a new approach, the Board is proposing a two-year budget and tuition model to show the needs of Iowa’s public universities.

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August 24, 2016

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has announced the names of the University of Northern Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The committee is charged with identifying finalists for the Board’s consideration to become the next president of the University of Northern Iowa.

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August 4, 2016

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has selected AGB Search from Washington, D.C. as the firm to assist with the selection of the next president at the University of Northern Iowa.

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July 18, 2016

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa approved an amended proposal for tuition increases for the three Regent Institutions, effective for the fall 2016 semester. 

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July 1, 2016

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa is soliciting Requests for Qualification (RFQ) from qualified search firms to assist in the process to select the next president at the University of Northern Iowa. The Board hopes to select the successful firm by the end of July.

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June 1, 2016

At its June meeting, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa will be asked to consider tuition increases at Iowa’s three public universities, effective with the Fall 2016 semester. "We appreciate the support that the Governor and General Assembly have given the public universities over the years," Board of Regents Bruce Rastetter said. 

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May 25, 2016

At our June meeting, the Board of Regents will appoint an interim president at UNI, who will serve until a new permanent president can take office.

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May 18, 2016

The Board of Regents thanks President Ruud for his extraordinary service to the University of Northern Iowa and the state. Under his leadership, there has been great progress made at UNI, and he leaves UNI in a stronger position than when he arrived.

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April 27, 2016

Regent Mary Andringa has announced that she is resigning from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa effective April 30, 2016. Andringa’s term began May 1, 2015.

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April 14, 2016

The Board understands that this was a particularly challenging year, with limited funds available. However, we are very disappointed the proposed funding to the public universities was well below the Board’s request.

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